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? >> they are. bart spokesman told me they are expecting to shatter weekend ridership records with so many events going on this weekend. what that means for you if you are heading out the stations will be packed with people, the trains will be packed as well. as people head out to the baseball games, big concerts 2349 city to prepare for the crowds bart will be adding extra cars. that will be starting later on this evening. during the weekend they will have every available train car in service. that is 600 of them. they will also add special event trains. bart will still be operating on its normal weekend schedule. the trains won't be running any more frequently. they will have cars on them. >> bart and city officials really have been meeting for months now. we know we have circled on our calendars. we have been making plans. we are fully prepared for the big weekend. we hope people will choose bart. >> meantime over in san francisco muni will also be adding extra trains and buses. especially to get people to and from the giants home playoff games on saturday and sunday. you can also expec
. in the meantime we're hitting the roads with gianna. >> thank you. we are getting first reports of some major bart delays. this is due to a maintenance vehicle stuck on the tracks happening at the oakland station in the fremont millbrae directions due to the disabled vehicle stuck on the tracks. no word when they will clear it. but again, this is going to be a very busy day for bart. we have a lot going on this weekend here in san francisco with america's cup, fleet week, the closures at howard and third so we'll keep you posted on this. the rest of mass transit is on time. ace, muni, caltrain, ferries, no delays. a busy day in san francisco. howard street remains closed at 3rd. so that's been a very congested area. again, bart is a very good alternate so hopefully things will get back on tract. we'll check the bridges in a few minutes. back to you. >>> flyball, center field, coco, ballgame, western division! >> with that, the oakland as shock the texas rangers and major league baseball as well as they won the american league west. quite a year for the as. they came from down four runs to beat th
in brookly. >> this is all hands on event for bart to use fleet week expression. we'll have more train cars out there, more station agents, more train operators. everybody is working this weekend who can so we can get the bay area moving. >> reporter: bart could shatter its record for weekend ridership. >> driving will be a nightmare in san francisco this weekend. with baseball, fleet week and everything going on, bart will be it for me. >> reporter: if you get into a fender bender you can help officers by keeping roadways clear. >> if you are involved in a collision and you can safely make it to the shoulder, please do so. disabled vehicles are a big strain. >> reporter: one north bound lane will be shut down between ferry building and bay street and will be used as a bicycle lane and allow access for emergency vehicles. san francisco police will be out in full force while the navy's blue angels soar overhead saturday and sunday, parade of shifts kick off as part of fleet week. don't forget the bluegrass festival, 49ers taking on buffalo bill's and the parade in north beach. to top it off
. in the meantime, let's go to gianna talking about major bart delays. >> and a couple of accidents on th freedoms. bart delays continuing from an earlier problem of a maintenance vehicle stuck on the tracks in oakland. everything is cleared but they are trying to get things back on time of . they are hoping to wrap things up by 6:00 but not the case so bart delays continue. give yourself an extra 20 minutes at least. these delays are systemwide right now. we'll continue to keep you updated on that. now, elsewhere we have an accident westbound 580 just as you approach the dublin interchange. it is blocking the right lane and you can see on our sensors here traffic is back up through the area. live look at conditions at tassajara. stop and go as you work your way westbound 580 approaching this accident there. also trouble spot along 80. an on-ramp is closed. i'll have details in a few minutes. right now, back to you guys. >> thank you. how about your oakland as? they came from down four runs to beat rangers 12-5 to win the american league west yesterday. in front of a sellout crowd the as swept tex
beaten by an older man at the south hayward bart station. the right side of his mouth is swollen he and a friend were walking at the station at midnight in july, a man in his 30s asked the boys to get him a cab, they refused, he began punching trevor. the d.a.'s office charged the man with possession, but not assault. >> i don't feel what this man is getting is justice. i told my brother i would do whatever it takes to make sure this man pays for his crimes. >> the family has created a facebook page to rally support for the teen. >>> this afternoon an elementary school principal charged with setting meth is due back in court. eric dean lewis made his first appearance monday police say he offered drugs to an undercover officer he met through an online site. at his home officers found meth, ghb and almost a dozen hidden cameras including one in a teddy bear. >>> sixth grade teacher at balance ban any middle school is set to be arranged today on lewd conduct charges. a meeting took place to discuss the arrest of sixth grade teacher james izumizaki. the 28-year-old is accused of having
near mosconey center. elsewhere bart, muni and ferries on time and good alternate for all major events fleet week, america's cup, lots of things going on, take mass transit this weekend. >>> no apologies for losing your voice a little, you see that if being at the coliseum? >> how is she going to sound during the playoffs? we are not going to hear her at all. >> we'll have to just watch her. >>> family pet targeted by thieves, next. the plea made by a 10-year-old girl and her family in the hope that they will see miko again. >>> famous passenger seen climbing out of a blue angels jet at sfo. >> we know that guy. >> >> reporter: in today's tech bites new facebook service aims to get your post seen by more, promote will move your selected post to the top of your friend's news feeds for a price the feature is expected to cost users around $7 a pop. amazon has a new e-reader. the kindle paper white features a built-in light similar to the glow light on the nook. it gets high marks. >> screen is nice, built-in light is nice, nice features you time to read and with x-ray i think amazon has c
it will be running extra buses and ferries. the bridge is expected to be jammed as well. bart will be running extra trains. good luck. it is going to be just as challenging to get to the blue angels than to fly those jets, not really many but it is going to be interesting. if you have a plan, you should be able to get here safely. just consider all of these different obstacles. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> san francisco is not the only city that has a lot going on this weekend. big events across the bay. saturday cal takes on ucla this is homecoming weekend for cal. stanford takes on arizona both are home games. saturday night, justin bieber will play at oracle arena in oakland. saturday and sunday, madonna at hp pavillion in san jose. ben affleck and bradley cooper are scheduled to appear at the mill valley film festival. millbrae will hold the 7th annual japanese festival. these are just a few of the events for more, go to abc7news.com. >>> what is the potential for just jammed traffic in the city this weekend? >> i would say your odds are high. >>> it is going to be jammed. you can take bart t
92 overnight roadwork ramp to southbound 280 closed until 6 a.m. this morning. checking in with bart, muni, caltrain, all mass transit getting off to a good start, no delays. when you are out this weekend, might want to download the abc7 waze app there are a lot of events including critical mass at 6:00 this evening and howard street closure great way two get you around some of those delays, abc7news.com/waze. >>> today at 3:00 on katie, chelsea handler will talk about her talk show and what is next in her rising career. also check this out, the santa clara father and son responsible for the latest youtube sensation showing a toy train in space, a thomas the engine now viral with more than two million online hits, you won't want to miss it. catch katie today at 3:00 on abc7. train in space. >> local man makes big with his -- >> local man with local motive. >> very good. >>> big let down in the pacific northwest stanford's hopes for another undefeated regular season ends in washington. >> a's fall behind early. , and d crops. and that's "america's money." i'm sunny hostin. >>> just go
are good to go. no delays to speak of for ac transit bart or a string. >> it's going to be whatever we're talking about at work today when we get to work, school wherever you're going to be this will be on the lips of everybody. the as winning yesterday, taking the american league west championship title for the first time since '06 they needed to sweep the texas ringers and they did just that. oakland was down for a while 5- 1. they came roaring back in time to win it all 12-5 was the final score. fans incidentally celebrated late into the night last night. spoke to very excited fans about the post season future for their team. >> the celebration didn't end at o. d.o.t. coliseum hours after the final pitch, thousands packed the parking lot here down the street in oakland ecstatic over the victory. >> i've been waiting all my life for something like that, you know, watching it back in 2009 i was never at the game, but this time i was at the game and saw the whole celebration in maybe the last 3 days it's been remarkable. >> how far can they go. >> all the way, baby, we'll be here in oc
protesters plan to gather at 3:00 at the richmond bart station they will rally in washington park 4:30 then to the refind at 5:00. >>> apple's iphone 5 out -- michigan company tested three dozen cell phones for toxic chemicals including lead, mercury hazardous flame retardants and others iphone 5 finished fifth, samsung galaxy s3 finished 9th. we have links to the study on abc7news.com. >>> oracle's ceo ellison says he plans to turn hawaiian island he bought recently into an eco lab. he wants to experiment with more environmentally ways to live on lanai. he would like to see more electric cars on the island. he wants to increase fruit exports to japan and other markets. ellison bought a lot of lanai in june from billionaire david murdoch. the idea of more electric cars to get rid of regular cars. i think a lot of people don't want cars there, period. >> very true. >> next, how amtrak hopes to get you onboard by slashing fares. >> race against the clock to complete new western span of the bay bridge. >>> plus, important warning about supplements for weight loss and health. why the fe
this weekend you want to take bart they are having extra trains golden gate ferry extra boat for giants game. muni has extra buses for all san francisco events. >>> take transit, if you are drying, you are going to pay. gas prices jumped overnight again. they are likely to go higher. terry mcsweeney joins usly from menlo park. >> reporter: anything you want over $5, unleaded, premium it doesn't matter. people behind me pulling out, as we head over to that sign, it tells the story. this is perhaps the most expensive place in menlo park. prices are heading this way. take a look at pictures as to why everyone price of gas in the bay area now somewhere around $4:55, up 20 cents from yesterday. experts say refinery fire in richmond, pipeline -- wholesale price has gone up a dollar a gallon. you and me paying here at the pump, retail wee only felt 30 cents of that we could be well into the fives, maybe some of these prices over six before it said and doneu. >> going to change anything you do any driving habits? >> unfortunately, for me because of work i don't have much of a choice. it will make us
have banned government agencies like bart cutting off cell phone service without a court order. that's what bart did during a protest against a bart police shooting. the bill was a direct response to that decision. the governor says the measure could divert attention away from a true emergency. the governor did sign a new legislation that targets abuses by the used car dealers who sell older cars to people with bad credit. now they will have to provide warranties for 30 days and post a fair market value on the vehicles they are selling. governor brown vetoed a deal that limited the interest rate. governor jerry brown has 108 bills left to sign before tomorrow's deadline. >>> the power is back on for 11,000 customers in the east bay tonight. it was cutoff for hours after a squirrel crawled into a power substation and did some damage. pg&e says the outage started after 5:00 p.m. in the oakland hills and the berkeley hills. crews restored power before it went out again. the problem has now been fixed. >>> in san francisco, a close call for a driver knee candlestick park. the car smashed
the east bay to the peninsula. a lot of activities this weekend, bart running extra trace, muni extra service, -- take mass transit this weekend, right now everybody is on time. >>> new morning, berkeley firefighters are watching over a fire that destroy a duplex and forced five out of their homes. here's a live picture that fire erupted after midnight in the rear of a townhouse. police officers who were the first on the scene went into the bidding and rescued a woman in a wheelchair. nearby residents were also evacuated. firefighters managed to keep the blaze confined to the house, no injuries and no word on what caused the fire. amy hollyfield will have more in a live report, in next half hour. >>> new, a's could be getting ready to stay in oakland for the next five years. terry mcsweeney joins us live from the coliseum with the deal. >> reporter: i'm here at the overstock.com coliseum where the a's play home games a's fans are overstocked with good news. team in the playoff, might win division if they can beat texas today. now word that a five-year extension of their lease to keep
transit. there will be additional buses and ferries and trains and union lines and bart, and taxis. and if you want to go green, the san francisco bike coalition says there will be special bike routes and free, secure bike parking at many of these events. i'm not done. we have to jump to the south bay. stanford's football team hosts arizona on saturday. then the material girl herself, madon ashe'll be in con -- madonna, she'll be in concert saturday and sunday. and how about justin bi.e. b bieber? and there's the possibility of a's playoffs games at the coliseum this weekend. >>> and the blue angels have arrived in the bay area area. they landed at sfo. this evening. away the blue angels thundered >> reporter: they landed one by one. the team had just finished flying from hawaii, and there are reports that refueling problems kept the entire team vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax they'll cut education again. here's a new approac
's history. bart said more than 426 thousand people rode bart train yesterday. members were also boosted by the oracle open world conference and the america's cup both taking place in san francisco. >>> port ree can boxer announced he's gay making him the first openly gay professional boxer in sports history. cruz says i have always been and always will be a proud gay man. the 31-year-old is currently the fourth ranked heavyweight in the world and competed in the 2000 olympics. he had initial reservations about coming out in what he say social security a macho support. >>> today facebook announced billion active users. facebook ceo marc zuckerberg knead announcement saying the reaching 1 million is the thing i am most proud of in my life. more than half on a mobile device. also says that in the fall of 2005, 220 billion photos has been up loaded to the site. >>> google and major book publishers has settled a long legal battle over digital copyrights. the agreement was announced today which ended the federal law by 2005. google has scanned more than 20 million books. part of that company'
city streets, a hundred more than usual. bart will add more cars to its regular trains. >> we could shatter ridership records. >> reporter: and there will be extra ferry service. eight boats will be in circulation, taking passengers from vallejo, oakland and alameda to san francisco. >> expect to carry between 10,000 and 12,000 people this weekend. >> reporter: now, another way to get around town is to do exactly what you see all these people doing here. walk. we've looked at the maps, charted the routes and determined it is possible to end up to just about every event this weekend on foot in a single day. we'll tell you how, coming up at 6:00. allie rasmus, channel 2news. >> again, the blue angels will be performing this weekend. one thing you can say about the blue angels is they only perform if there are clear skies. too much fog or cloud cover, and they won't go out. our chief meteorologist bill marth inn is tracking the weather for this weekend. bill, what do you think? >> yeah, they are going to be fine. we say clear skies, kind of like what we had today. today, they did pract
cellphone service without court order. it targeted bart you remember it sparked free-speech debate when a cut cellphone service to disrupt a planned protest, the governor said the bill code divert attention from a true emergency by requiring government agencies to get a court order within six hours of a shutdown >>> the vice-presidential candidates in the limelight this week and as president obama and mitt romney in seclusion preparing for their first debate wednesday. chip reid shows us what to expect from the two season debaters. >>> paul ryan is in the state of new hampshire today >>> vice-president joe biden campaigned in florida where he argued the obama administration inherited a trillion dollar deficit from the bush administration >>> that the two wars on a credit card without paying a penny >>> president obama and mitt romney tucker downed cramming for next week's debate showdown both sides work hard to lower expectations by praising their opponent. romney says the president has the advantage is one of the talented political communicators in modern history obama says romney has
of this mass transit they are saying is the way to go. so far this morning that is on time no delays for bart, muni, caltrain at that hour 242 typical slow downs west on highway 4 from antioch towards pittsburg. carquinez bridge to the maze 24 to the caldecott tunnel eastbound caldecott right bore right lane blocked with accident. altamont commute just under 25 minutes. >>> still ahead, breaking news from the u.s./mexico border. shooting leaves a border patrol agent dead, we'll have details. >>> oprah's big the deal she just signed as she tries to improve ratings at her struggling cable network. >>> first a consumer reports' smell test can febreeze mask kitty litter and sardine odors? michael finney has the answer. >>> breaking news. a border patrol agent was killed in a shootout near the u.s./mexico line in arizona this morning the area is known as a major drug smuggling corridor. another border patrol agent was wounded and airlifted to a hospital. one dead, one wounded no word on the wounded agent's condition. more information as soon as we get. >>> you may have seen tv commercials for febr
was coming. >> reporter: muni, b.a.r.t., caltrain and san francisco bay ferries have all added extra service to accommodate the events. and if you're walking, extra parking control officers will be around to monitor pedestrian safety at many major intersections. >> we're here in the city because it's vibrant. because they want to see things and do things it's part of life in the city. >> it will definitely be a day in the city. >> hopefully people will take the advise and take b.a.r.t. in or take bus in. >> reporter: is that what you're going to do? >> that's what i'm going to do because it's easier to get around. >> reporter: i've been following stories like this. what usually happens is people hear all these warnings and people make other plans. the last time this has happened there's been no major problems. city officials certainly hope that's the case this weekend. live in san francisco, sal castaneda, ktvu news. >> you can find more coverage of the big weekend in san francisco by going to our website ktvu.com. when you're there, look for our fleet week coverage under hot topics. >>> mou
and weather together coming up in a little bit. he equates 554 now boy it bart has joined with uc- berkeley to monitor earthquakes in an effort to make the transit system a little bit safer part is not connected to recording comments that installed 8 more than 200 locations across the stage. irvin saw them as if to precautions in the events of the big quake. the ribbon cutting ceremony planned this morning in south san is same with a sad history of the bridge crosses my road and its parallel train tracks at the blossom hill road interchange humitidy 5 lawn long and hard for the over crossing wintu year-old alexander was struck and killed by train their the bridges named in the bill was honored. new proof that life may have existed on mars the curiosity rover found signs of an inch and stream on the red planet you are looking right now of at bad rock that the rubber boom to back scientists believe that a fast-moving streams possible ways to keep mail once flowed on the red planet and made them seem like they're tumbling in the river something. you're probably either drinking are making your
at 5:00 a.m. it's closing so work can be done to expand bart to santa clara county. >>> three bay area counties make the nation's top ten list for wages. where you could bring in a bigger pay check. >>> former governor arnold schwarzenegger now admitting to, quote, a hot affair with an actress. when he says it happened. [ male announcer ] there are lots of great jobs available in america right now. almost half our nation's employers have open positions they can't find anyone qualified to fill. devry university offers bachelor's and master's degrees that can prepare you for these careers. the ones already here, and the ones just around the corner. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow. learn more at devry.edu. >>> good morning to you. a live look here at berkley and a shallow marine layer stretched from across the bay. >>> the u.s. supreme court is facing several big decisions as it heads back to tomorrow. it all includes a appeal on california's proposition 8 which bans same-sex marriage in the state. the supreme court is asked to decide if they're going to hear the appeal throu
agencies to require a court order before disrupting self-service. the legislation was targeted at bart. all happening during a planned protest in san francisco. the governor said it could divert attention from a true emergency. >>> there ramping up service in the south bay radish opposite are record high starting tomorrow to nutrients are being added. for others taken down because of budget constraints are also being put back into service. also act is adding new train trips between the tri valley area to san jose and the bus service from san jose to cupertino will have a few stops. >>> tomorrow sent the fiscal enforce a ban on plastic bags that not combustible. it applies to all retail stores and food establishments across the city. there's also attends that charge and any other bags that are provided to customers. last year the judge denied a motion to put the new ban on hold. a reminder to all shoppers and san francisco bring your own bags. all eyes in the gulf state as voters take up proposition 34 the death penalty debate. reed of the campaign to make california the fifth state in the
. the ban expands again to cover all san francisco businesses. >> bikes on bart. there is a recent survey on allowing bicycles on rush hour, they will reveal the results of a recent pilot project to allow bikes on trains and so far, it seems commuters are split about the idea. >> cal train congestion ease aid bit after trains were put into office. >> two are brand new. cal train is rearranginging it's schedule to give greater flexibility and adding a stop for 12 limited service trains. this is in response to an increase in ridership. >> there is a boy for marisa myer and her husband he posted it on his twitter account saying his wife gave birth last night. the child's name has not been revealed yet. the 37-year-old took the helm of yahoo in july after leaving google in mountain view. the new mom plans to work from home for a period and possibly return in a week or two. >> one of the biggest names in social media is in moscow, mark zuckerberg met with russia's prime minister to discuss innovation in that country. and there is a one of the few countries where facebook is not the top social
hour and will reveal results of the pilot project and this is where bart allowed trains all day. so far it appears commuters are split down the middle on that question. >> and china has become a topic of presidential campaign rhetoric. venture capitolists and game developers and film makers continue to see it as a market they cannot ignore. abc 7 news shows us why they're betting big on china. >> you've probably never heard of red adams. they are playing games this year one is a joint venture with disney. and palo alto based gsr is a financial backer. the co-founder expects gaming to surpass the $10 billion in japan. >> if you add this up, $10 billion in japan, $10 billion in us us and europe, not to count the rest of the world you might have something about the size of google. >> this is a conference on china. and former u.s. ambassador to china says china is becoming a nation of entrepreneurs. after meeting the group after entrepreneur yil group i walked away thinking this is the power of china's tomorrow. when unleashed there is no looking back. >> there is sights focused on china no
fleet week and hardly districtly blue grass festival bart gearing up for what it is calling an epic weekend. they've scheduled up to a dozen event trains this weekend. the mayor today said the city arrange forward 100 taxies to be out on the streets as well. abc 7 news.com we have a helpful guide for getting to many of the biggest events going on. just click on the one we're going through and we'll show you how to get there. and there is a s.a lot going on. >> there is. >> by the time we get to this activity weather will have changed. >> yes. yes. and there is. >> san francisco has high temperatures 90 degrees or above and looking out mount diablo. clear skies and conditions warm and is live doppler 7 hd. you can see we have no coastal clouds and no cooling fog at the coast or marine layer. we'll have it by tomorrow and right now we have continuing heat. 100 degrees at this hour in san rafael and livermore, we've got numerous readings into the 90s inland and right around the bay. there are places like redwood city and oakland. 83 here in san francisco. down from highs of 94 here in
head into san francisco check in with bart, muni, caltrain, all mass transit on time, great way for to you get out and about. drive times if you are headed out now over the altamont into dublin-pleasanton, 20 minutes hillcrest to 242 getting jammed, 22 minute ride 80 east shore freeway into the maze. >>> traffic tie-up of epic proportions is expected tonight in san francisco as the monthly biking event known as critical mass celebrates 20th anniversary. katie marzullo joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. this is where it begins, where it goes and how many people will participate, that's anyone's guess it is the 20th anniversary of critical mass where bay sick lists gather and ride in a huge group an all over city streets the last friday of every month. -- 20 years ago 50 took part knew it is hundreds, even thousands sometimes. participants say they do it to make a point with drivers that they need to share the road. it does make for a frustrating evening commute for drivers. there are those who take issue wu with the city's bike plan which is creating more bike lanes. >> al
it was a quake from living here. >> reporter: bart train operators did stop, the quake to small to trigger the new system we told you about yesterday. it gives a warning. >> moderate, shaking expected in five, second. >> reporter: it's the nation's first quake early warning system designed to slow trains and alert your cell phone or computer but proposed budget cuts would kill it. they have the early warning system in japan, we are behind them. >> reporter: they say $150 million will pay off. >> the benefits out weigh the costs. >> reporter: by stopping trains, warning pilots not to land and doctors to stop operating. and everybody to seek safety. >> big quake we know is coming eventually. i mean every day i can't stop thinking about what will happen when that hits. >> john fowler reporting. >> caltrans alerting drivers about upcoming closuring of the san mateo bridge. the entire span will be shut down over two weekends next month. the closures will be from 10:00 p.m. friday until 5:00 a.m. monday. crews will install a new joint and will replace 60 feet the bridge deck. they will repa
transit, if you can. the good news is that is all on time, no delays for bart, muni, vta all agencies looking good. >>> 6:18. >> 49ers bounce back after last weekend's loss. >>> lindsay lohan says she was thrown to the ground and choked inside a new york city hotel room. the reason police are dropping charges against the alleged attacker. >>> this is downtown san francisco pretty clear out there on our way to warm temperatures maybe mid 80s according to meteorologist mike nicco. that may be okay here but some places you will hit triple digits a scorcher latest on spare the air day from mike. >>> be very afraid nfc west 49ers back home and back to their winning ways after a resounding victory again the jets on the road even back-up quarterback got into the act first quarter touchdown! first of in the nfl. things got worse for the jets in the second half, holmes slips injuries his foot, fumbles, defender rogers picks up the ball and runs it 51 yards for another touchdown. 9ers scored another td short run by hunter the 9ers shutout jets 34-0. raiders face manning and broncos in denver, m
everybody is on time, bart, caltrain, a look at your drive times, 680 from 24 to 580 less about 15 minutes 24 westbound to the caldecott tunnel, 580 over the altamont starting to bunch up over the central valley stall eastbound 24 at the caldecott right bore right lane maybe causing delays headed into the caldecott tunnel. we have your waze app for all the fleet week and america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass you are looking at 680 good drive towards 24. download this free app it will tell you where the jam-ups are abc7news.com/waze >>> new census figures show the gap between the rich and poor is widening. >> here's jane king. >>> have you been to the doctor lately? the number of visits on the decline census bureau says average adult 18 to 64 made 3.9 visits in 2010, down from 4.8 in 2001. census bureau says top 1% of income earnest saw their take increase 5 1/2% last year fell in the bottom 80%. mixed close for stocks yesterday better than expected reports on manufacturing. watch for a check in the mail from american express agreeing to pay more than 112 million dollars in fines and
more heat today when protesters plan to gather at 3:00 at the richmond bart station they will rally in washington park 4:30 then the refinery at 5:00. >>> apple's iphone 5 out dueled main rival. michigan company tested three dozen cell phones for toxic chemicals. the iphone 5 finished fifth, main competitor samsung finished 9th. topping the list with the least amount of hazardous materials motorola citrus. we have links to the study on abc7news.com. >>> oracle's ceo larry ellison says he plans to turn the ha ya island he bought into an eco lab. he wants to experiment with more environmentally sound ways to live on lanai. he hopes to convert seawater to freshwater. he would like to see more electric cars on the island instead of expensive jeeps that people currently rent. he wants to increase exports to japan and other markets. he bought 98% of lanai in june. the video is from oracle open world which is where he revealed those plans. >>> next, pilots for american airlines go back to the bargaining table. bloomberg business report is next. >>> race to complete new western span of the
good to go for public transit for bart a.c. or coal train. >> the city's plastic bag ban goes into effect today at all retail stores so if you do not have your own back stores are going to charge you 105 per bag.over the ban will extend to restaurants as well the businesses get to keep the proceeds. officials are hoping it will help san francisco which a cold of zero waste by 2020. >> as the convention has shut down exception of how which street as well companies are expected to have 50,000 people at the conference it began last night. there were two keynote speakers larry ellison and mark heard. the convention last through thursday. today is the season tent spare of the air day they are asking you if you can to car pool ride your bike try to conserve use public transit. you may not expected but this late in the season this is the way it goes here in the bay area this month is the remaining smog season to 012.2012. >> now the uss hornet is a museum the u. ss wanted to stop permanently in alameda allowing family friendly fleet week fun if you get a chance go out there and look
. obviously mass transit always a good option. and so far everything is on time for bart, ace, muni, caltrain and your ferries. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> this morning, oakland police are investigating two deadly shootings, both last night on macarthur boulevard. the first happened on the 9000 block just before 9:00. a man was shot several times. the other deadly shooting was an hour and a half later on the 2000 block of macarthur. so far no suspects in either case. >>> in about three hours, the superintendent of a school district in albany will address the death of a teacher. james izumizaki was a sixth grade teacher at albany middle school recently charged with lewd acts with a former student. he was arrested last wednesday and was out on bail. a family member found him dead in his car. the alameda county sheriff's office is now investigating the death as a suicide. >>> 5:35 now. today a san francisco man is expected to enter a plea in an alleged kidnapping case. bradley mrozek is accused of groping a 9-year-old girl at parkside elementar
to use mass transit, bart and ferries both ramping up service. in fact the practice round for america's cup kicked off yesterday. so they are really gearing up for the big event this weekend. this weekend for america's cup, so we're already seeing those delays along the embarcadero and marina boulevard. coming up, we'll get a check of mass transit so far this morning. in the meantime, back to you guys. >>> a new survey shows president obama and mitt romney all tied up as they head into tonight's presidential debate. >> perfect timing. the poll is from the united technologies and the national journal congressional connection. it shows the two candidates with 47% each among likely voters nationwide. other polls have shown the president with just a narrow lead. bigad shaban has more on tonight's face-to-face encounter in colorado. what do you think? >> reporter: frank and michelle, good morning to you. certainly the economy is going to be issue number one here at the debate hall at the university of denver. the president is expected to arrive here in colorado this afternoon. mitt romney
and about. please keep in mind that it is probably best for public transportation. ac transit, muni, bart. even a bicycle. not only will it be packed but parking is going to beat at a premium. they want to have people enjoy themselves but to not get caught in traffic. it is going to be great but it is going to be crowded. >> absolutely, event a geddon.. we were thinking about what we recall that. and let me give you some other suggestions. one of our producers says that it is going bee san francisoc and jam francisoc and fill up gasoline prices are jumping. if you've not noticed? get ready. aaa is saying that it has gone up by 165. and where are you mic? >> i am in pleasant hill. michael?-i am in pleasantville. the drivers are in for a big surprise. here in applause until the prices are $4.83 per gallon in pleasant hill. it is significantly higher than just yesterday. the prices are higher bay-area wide court 165, overnight. just this spike. and according to aaa. the average price is $4.59. that is 165 higher than yesterday. and even 355 higher than just wayone week ago. and oakland also
to that particular area or that problem. >> b.a.r.t. and mun nip are extending service and a hundred extra taxis will be on the streets. drivers are being warned to watch out for street closures. >>> also happening in san francisco, fleet week. you can watch the blue angels fly in. they are scheduled to arrive tonight at sfo. fleet week officially kicks off on thursday. they will be performing at the airshow on saturday and sunday, weather permitting. you kind of have to watch the clouds there. >> you can watch them practice on thursday and frey. but it's always -- and frey. but again, it's always a good idea to keep your eyes on the road. >> right. >> it's great to see. >> if you are standing still. >>> the anti-smoking ban in san rafael. now you can't smoke on sidewalks but we'll tell you there is one exception. >>> and the recall involving peanut butter expand to more stores. [ male announcer ] this is the opposite of subliminal advertising... there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly... it's not that hard. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican.
there, b.a.r.t. let's take a look at the commute here at the bay bridge toll plaza. no major problems at the macarthur maze. it is slow all the way up no the -- into the metering lights. we had an earlier problem on the bridge that's gone. we've been talking about the 8 0 that's show. i'm looking at the santa clara valley. 101 is backed up from the capital expressway and 280 is slow as well getting into cupertino. very slow in the silicon valley right now. 8:37. let's go to steve. sal, very clear conditions. a little bit of a breeze. not enough where you say -- there it is. the west wind is trying. it's trying. there's signs. higher humidity will be cooler. the fog is taking the turn. once that happens, santa cruz, probably hard-pressed to get over 80 today. inland it will still be warm to hot. 90s. unless that sea breeze really cranks up by noon and gets out to travis. just don't see maybe a 5 to 7- degree drop. santa cruz 101, crockett 99. oakland 95. san francisco 94. half moon bay, 79. almost everybody between 90 and 104. livermore 103. san jose was 103. that 96 tied a record high
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